Agricultural Commodities

Reuters  Apr 19  Comment 
U.S. agricultural commodities trader Cargill Inc said Tuesday it has signed a deal to acquire NatureWax, an Illinois-based producer of vegetable oil-based waxes used to make...
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 12  Comment 
Prices of agricultural commodities tend to fall during peak arrivals. However, the price of chana (chickpea/Bengal gram), the lone pulse traded on the futures, started rising in February. Chana prices...
Reuters  Mar 21  Comment 
Louis Dreyfus , one of the world's largest traders of agricultural commodities, reported a sharp drop in full-year profit and announced a new brand strategy as it tries to...
Financial Times  Feb 19  Comment 
Prices may rise amid record levels of bearish bets against agricultural commodities
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 4  Comment 
A well-developed futures market for agricultural commodities is imperative for farmers to predict earnings and plan future investments, as these reduce seasonal price variations and protect them from ...
New York Times  Jan 27  Comment 
The new rules, announced by the Obama administration, allow banks to provide direct financing for products other than agricultural commodities.
New York Times  Jan 26  Comment 
The new rules, announced by the Obama administration, allow banks to provide direct financing for products other than agricultural commodities.
Financial Times  Jan 7  Comment 
Slowing global economy weighs on agricultural commodity markets
Wall Street Journal  Dec 23  Comment 
As El Niño peaks, investors are bracing for its sister climate phenomenon La Niña to be next to upend weather patterns and potentially wreak havoc on agricultural commodities.
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 22  Comment 
To check hoarding and creation of cartels leading to price distortion in the agriculture commodities market, there is a need to re-look at the Act governing the essential commodities and allow mar...


Agricultural Commodities refer, in general, to commodities grown or produced on a farm. This includes most feed and staple grains (e.g. corn, rice, etc.) as well as livestock (pork) and products produced from livestock (milk). This is different from Soft Commodities, which, though generally produced through agriculture, are a specific subset of (usually tropically produced) commodities.

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